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Environmental Science and Geography

Analyse and understand major challenges facing the world, and develop creative skills in problem-solving, presentation, and communication.

The MA version of this course also allows students to study modules from other subjects such as History, English, Philosophy, and Politics.

Students will focus on topical and relevant issues such as climate change, pollution of land and water and the management of natural resources.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MA (Hons)) Environmental Science and Geography

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Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Years Degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

In Geography students will study both social and physical sciences across three broad themes: creating just communities and places, shaping environmental futures, and geospatial and digital methods.

Students will also have the opportunity to go on field trips, and to work with partner organisations to help them solve problems that they are currently facing.

Our course covers areas including:

-hydrology
-remote sensing
-geology
-geomorphology
-oceanography and physics
-environmental planning and management
-life sciences including chemistry and biology

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Important
  • Mutual recognition of professional qualifications following Brexit is a priority for UK professional bodies and universities. If students plan on practising outside the UK students should check with the relevant national authority on the recognition of this qualification.

Why Study this Degree

This course has been accredited by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.